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Name Gibbons, Julia Smith
City Memphis
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gibbons, Julia Smith
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Gibbons, Julia Smith
Born 1950 in Pulaski, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 12, 1983, to a seat vacated by Harry W. Wellford. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1983, and received commission on June 7, 1983. Served as chief judge, 1994-2000. Service terminated on August 2, 2002, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on October 9, 2001, to a seat vacated by Gilbert S. Merritt. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 2002, and received commission on July 31, 2002.

Education:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1972
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. William E. Miller, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1975-1976
Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1976-1979
Legal advisor, Gov. Lamar Alexander, Tennessee, 1979-1981
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, Division VI, 1981-1983

compress summary

Case(s) CW-TN-0002 : John B. v. Goetz
ED-MI-0001 : Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by any Means Necessary (BAMN) v. Granholm
EE-TN-0137 : United States v. Tipton County
FA-KY-0003 : ACLU of Kentucky v. McCreary County, Kentucky
FA-MI-0005 : Autocam Corp. v. Sebelius
FH-OH-0007 : Hood v. Midwest Savings Bank
JC-MI-0009 : ACLU of Michigan v. Livingston County
JC-TN-0003 : Gilland v. Owens
MH-TN-0001 : U.S. v. Tennessee
NS-MI-0002 : ACLU v. NSA
NS-MI-0004 : Mokdad v. Lynch
PB-OH-0001 : Parents League for Effective Autism Servs. v. Jones-Kelley
PD-MI-0002 : Tesmer v. Granholm
VR-OH-0081 : Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless v. Husted


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